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1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 6th IAAF World Indoor Championships at Paris, France (Mar. 7-9). Note that (WR) indicated world record.

Final Medal Standings

The unofficial point totals are based on three points for every gold, two for each silver and one for each bronze.

GSBTotalPts
1United States6371631
2Russia314815
3Jamaica150613
4Cuba310411
5Germany131510
Ukraine220410
7Nigeria12148
Greece21038
9Morocco11136
Great Britain03036
11Czech Republic10235
12France00333
Kenya01123
Bulgaria10013
Denmark10013
Ethiopia10013
Italy10013
Kazakhstan10013
Mozambique10013
Romania10013
One silver medal (2pts): Australia, Bahamas, Belarus, Estonia and Ireland. One bronze medal (1 pt): Bermuda, China, Iceland, Japan, Norway, Poland, Portugal and Yugoslavia.

MEN

Event Time
60mHaralambros Papadias, GRE6.50
200mKevin Little, USA20.40
400mSunday Bada, NGR45.51
800mWilson Kipketer, DEN1:42.67WR
1500mHicham El Guerrouj, MOR3:35.31
3000mHaile Gebrselassie, ETH7:34.71
60m HAnier Garcia, CUB7.48
4x400mUSA (Rouser, Everett, Maye, Minor)3:04.93
Event Hgt/Dist
High JumpCharles Austin, USA7-81/2
Pole VaultIgor Potapovich, KAZ19-41/4
Long JumpIvan Pedroso, CUB27-11
Triple JumpJoel Garcia, CUB56-91/4
Shot PutYuriy Belonog, UKR68-113/4
HeptathlonRobert Zmelik, CZE6228 pts
Other USA medalists: 800m— Rich Kenah (3rd, 1:46.16); 60m H—Anthony Dees (3rd, 7.50); Pole Vault— Lawrence Johnson (2nd, 19-21/4); Long Jump— Joe Greene (3rd, 27–71/4); Shot Put— John Godina (3rd, 68-53/4).

WOMEN

Event Time
60mGail Devers, USA7.06
200mEkaterini Koffa, GRE22.76
400mJearl Miles-Clark, USA50.96
800mMaria Mutola, MOZ1:58.96
1500mYekaterina Podkopayeva, RUS4:05.19
3000mGabriela Szabo, ROM8:45.75
60m HMichelle Freeman, JAM7.82
4x400mRussia (Chebykina, Goncharenko,
Kotlyarova, Alekseyeva)
3:26.84WR
Event Hgt/Dist
High JumpStefka Kostadinova, BUL6-71/2
Pole VaultStacy Dragila, USA14-51/4=WR
Long JumpFiona May, ITA22-61/4
Triple JumpInna Lasovskaya, RUS49-3
Shot PutVita Pavlysh, UKR65-71/2
PentathlonSabine Braun, GER4780 pts
Other USA medalists: 800m— Joetta Clark (3rd, 1:59.82); 1500m—Mary Slaney (2nd, 4:05.22); 60m H—Cheryl Dickey (Tied 3rd, 7.84); 4x400m relay— Porter, Kaiser-Brown, Howard, Miles-Clark (2nd, 3:27.66 AR); Pentathlon— Kym Carter (3rd, 4627 pts).

World Indoor Records Set in 1997Track and FieldWorld and American Indoor Records